Research course

Mechanical Engineering

Institution
The University of Manchester · School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering
Qualifications
PhDMPhilMSc by research

Entry requirements

The minimum academic entry requirements for a Doctorate programme are either:

i) a First class UK Honours degree in a discipline directly relevant to the PhD

ii) an undergraduate degree at 2:1 or above and Masters award at Merit level in a discipline directly relevant to the PhD, or equivalent international qualifications.

Months of entry

January, September, July, April

Course content

Our postgraduate research programmes in Mechanical Engineering offer the opportunity to study in a multi-disciplinary team alongside leading academics in the field. Drawing on our expertise in advanced machining, resource efficient manufacturing, micro and nano fabrication, bio-manufacturing, laser engineering and more we deliver solutions to improve manufacturing capability, productivity, sustainability and emerging advanced technologies.

Your research will be supported by state-of-the-art computational and experimental facilities. We have strong links with industry and excellent employability.

Information for international students

All applicants must obtain the required English language score indicated below:

IELTS greater than or equal to 6.5 or equivalent (with no sub-test less than 5.5) or

IBT TOEFL greater than or equal to 90 (with no sub-test below 22).

We accept a range of qualifications from different countries. For these and general requirements including English language see entry requirements from your country

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,260
International students
Standard £22,000, Band 1 £23,000, Band 2 £26,000

Funding opportunities

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

MPhil

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

MSc by research

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering
Email
pgr-mace@manchester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 275 4345